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by Andre
Thu Feb 16, 2017 10:37 pm
Forum: EOY Archive
Topic: 1993
Replies: 2
Views: 1449

Re: 1993

EOY albums 1993
by Andre
Sat Nov 19, 2016 10:09 pm
Forum: EOY Archive
Topic: 1992
Replies: 3
Views: 2087

Re: 1992

Henrik wrote:Thanks Andre!!


You're welcome, Henrik.
This one took a bit longer to finish, because I have been busy with work and other things, but I will keep going with the 90's.
by Andre
Fri Nov 18, 2016 12:49 am
Forum: EOY Archive
Topic: 1992
Replies: 3
Views: 2087

Re: 1992

EOY albums 1992
by Andre
Sat Aug 13, 2016 7:44 pm
Forum: EOY Archive
Topic: 1991
Replies: 1
Views: 1384

Re: 1991

EOY albums 1991
by Andre
Sun Aug 07, 2016 2:47 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted!
Replies: 244
Views: 8104

Re: Help wanted!

About the EOY spreadsheets, I believe you have said that you will take the '90s years, Andre. Are you ok with that? And the EOY threads for the '00s years are incomplete so they need to be dealt with later. That's correct, Henrik, and I am OK with that. Due to frequent business travels and somethin...
by Andre
Fri Jul 29, 2016 11:51 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The site Raye Your Music is a bad source about music with many bad users
Replies: 30
Views: 1373

Re: The site Raye Your Music is a bad source about music with many bad users

I disagree with the statement in the title of this thread, to me Rate Your Music is a great source. It is a site where you can rate and share your own music, where you can discover a lot of music, and if you like, create and share your own favorites lists. As to bad or good users, I don't care what...
by Andre
Fri Jul 29, 2016 11:49 am
Forum: EOY Archive
Topic: 1990
Replies: 1
Views: 1214

Re: 1990

EOY albums 1990
by Andre
Sat Jul 23, 2016 9:43 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: The site Raye Your Music is a bad source about music with many bad users
Replies: 30
Views: 1373

Re: The site Raye Your Music is a bad source about music with many bad users

I disagree with the statement in the title of this thread, to me Rate Your Music is a great source. It is a site where you can rate and share your own music, where you can discover a lot of music, and if you like, create and share your own favorites lists. As to bad or good users, I don't care what ...
by Andre
Thu Jul 21, 2016 8:46 pm
Forum: EOY Archive
Topic: 1984
Replies: 8
Views: 1303

Re: 1984

Hi Sweepstakes Ron, at your request I have reviewed your list and made 3 changes (see attached Excel file): 1) added New Model Army - Vengeance from the OOR list 2) added The Rockerilla list from Italy (and as suggested by Henrik, both Julian Cope's albums have value 1) 3) changed the format to the ...
by Andre
Thu Jul 21, 2016 7:39 pm
Forum: EOY Archive
Topic: 1984
Replies: 8
Views: 1303

Re: 1984

Thanks Sweepstakes Ron! I think it's all great, but of the individual lists I can only see the Schlager column on my mobile. (Also, the tabs are named 1983, not that it bothers me.) Andre and Sweepstakes Ron, if you continue with other years, you should probably agree on what years you're taking. Y...
by Andre
Sat Jul 16, 2016 11:03 pm
Forum: EOY Archive
Topic: 1983
Replies: 1
Views: 1959

Re: 1983

EOY albums 1983
by Andre
Fri Jun 24, 2016 11:23 am
Forum: EOY Archive
Topic: 1982
Replies: 1
Views: 1016

Re: 1982

EOY albums 1982
by Andre
Sun Jun 12, 2016 10:40 am
Forum: EOY Archive
Topic: 1981
Replies: 1
Views: 2346

Re: 1981

EOY albums 1981
by Andre
Thu Jun 09, 2016 6:57 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted!
Replies: 244
Views: 8104

Re: Help wanted!

Pierre, great that you are starting from 2006. Due to vacations here and there, I am still at 1981. Let me try to answer some of your questions. - To include unranked lists, I must give each album the rank 1+number of albums/2, if I understood correctly your discussion with Andre. For instance, if a...
by Andre
Tue Jun 07, 2016 4:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AM Update 2016
Replies: 8
Views: 401

Re: AM Update 2016

Sorry to read that you are not doing well, Henrik. All the strength to you and take it easy!
by Andre
Thu May 26, 2016 5:30 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted!
Replies: 244
Views: 8104

Re: Help wanted!

Uploaded 1980 and reuploaded 1974-1979: Now all lists use the formula "2 * no. of albums + 5".
by Andre
Thu May 26, 2016 5:05 pm
Forum: EOY Archive
Topic: 1980
Replies: 1
Views: 2145

Re: 1980

EOY albums 1980
by Andre
Sat May 21, 2016 4:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted!
Replies: 244
Views: 8104

Re: Help wanted!

Sorry to bother you again, but I'm on a roll now and definitely want to convince you ;) ... In a ranked list, if two or more albums share the same spot, they will get the same value: For instance if two albums are together on spot 23, they get the value 23.5; if three albums are together on spot 35 ...
by Andre
Sat May 21, 2016 4:12 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted!
Replies: 244
Views: 8104

Re: Help wanted!

Regarding ranked and unranked lists: The point I'm trying to make is that, in my opinion, we should not distinguish between ranked and unranked lists, but use the same formula(s) for both... This doesn't make any sense to me. That would treat every unranked album as " the album of the year&quo...
by Andre
Sat May 21, 2016 4:07 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted!
Replies: 244
Views: 8104

Re: Help wanted!

For 1980 and onwards, whoever does the job, I would prefer to have the artist names written as "firstname surname" and "The Band". I usually write it that way and it was some effort to change it to "surname, first name" and "Band, The". Good to know that this...
by Andre
Sat May 21, 2016 3:01 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted!
Replies: 244
Views: 8104

Re: Help wanted!

Regarding ranked and unranked lists: The point I'm trying to make is that, in my opinion, we should not distinguish between ranked and unranked lists, but use the same formula(s) for both...
by Andre
Sat May 21, 2016 2:58 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted!
Replies: 244
Views: 8104

Re: Help wanted!

For 1980 and onwards, whoever does the job, I would prefer to have the artist names written as "firstname surname" and "The Band". I usually write it that way and it was some effort to change it to "surname, first name" and "Band, The". Good to know that this...
by Andre
Sat May 21, 2016 2:27 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted!
Replies: 244
Views: 8104

Re: Help wanted!

Andre, during the last years Harold has used the following criteria for row 3. "Albums outside a critics' list will be assigned the value in this row. Enter "no. of albums + 30" for lists w/ 30 or fewer and "no. of albums X 2" for lists with more than 30, or the value "...
by Andre
Sat May 21, 2016 2:14 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted!
Replies: 244
Views: 8104

Re: Help wanted!

Henrik,

regarding the EOY albums Excel lists, I have now finished the years 1974 through to 1979.
They are uploaded in the EOY archive forum, thought that would make most sense and hope you agree.

Andre
by Andre
Sat May 21, 2016 2:09 pm
Forum: EOY Archive
Topic: 1979
Replies: 1
Views: 1100

Re: 1979

EOY albums 1979
by Andre
Tue May 17, 2016 8:38 pm
Forum: EOY Archive
Topic: 1978
Replies: 1
Views: 964

Re: 1978

EOY albums 1978
by Andre
Fri May 13, 2016 1:29 pm
Forum: EOY Archive
Topic: 1977
Replies: 1
Views: 1140

Re: 1977

EOY albums 1977
by Andre
Sun May 08, 2016 10:35 am
Forum: EOY Archive
Topic: 1976
Replies: 1
Views: 1055

Re: 1976

EOY albums 1976
by Andre
Sun May 08, 2016 10:33 am
Forum: EOY Archive
Topic: 1975
Replies: 1
Views: 981

Re: 1975

EOY albums 1975
by Andre
Sun May 08, 2016 10:31 am
Forum: EOY Archive
Topic: 1974
Replies: 1
Views: 1976

Re: 1974

EOY albums 1974
by Andre
Tue Apr 26, 2016 10:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 17 2016
Replies: 14
Views: 793

Re: AMF Chart Week 17 2016

Once in a while you engage a song you wanna keep hearing again and again: Currently Human Performance from Parquet Courts is having that effect on me.

My nomination this week is a beautiful Portuguese song: Céu - Perfume do invisível
by Andre
Mon Apr 25, 2016 10:34 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted!
Replies: 244
Views: 8104

Re: Help wanted!

Please find attached the EOY albums spreadsheet for 1976. albums1976.xls Some comments to this spreadsheet: 1) If multiple albums share a position in a ranked list, I took the average position as value (examples: two albums ending on spot 24 get value 24.5, three albums ending on spot 42 all get val...
by Andre
Sun Apr 24, 2016 11:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted!
Replies: 244
Views: 8104

Re: Help wanted!

No, was not planning to do all years by myself. Even if I wished to do that, it will take too long. And yes you are right, it is easier to share my questions here instead of using the e-mail option. They are actually not too technical and not so many either: Question 1 is regarding the 1974 file: Ce...
by Andre
Sun Apr 24, 2016 2:49 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted!
Replies: 244
Views: 8104

Re: Help wanted!

Hey Henrik, yesterday I filled in the 1976 spreadsheet. This took some more time than just copy-pasting, because checking the albums in RYM, finding the albums in Spotify and listening to parts of them was also part of the job and makes it is much more fun to do. But I also realize, that with this m...
by Andre
Sat Apr 23, 2016 1:16 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 16 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 958

Re: AMF Chart Week 16 2016

I second the nomination Deakin - Golden Chords
by Andre
Sat Apr 23, 2016 1:11 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Help wanted!
Replies: 244
Views: 8104

Re: Help wanted!

EOY spreadsheets: I got help with eoy spreadsheets for 1974 and 1975 by Andre back in 2009. I had actually totally forgotten about them (sorry Andre!). I have attached them here for everyone to have a look at and I will add them to the main website too. I don't think spreadsheets have been made for...
by Andre
Sun Apr 17, 2016 4:22 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 15 2016
Replies: 19
Views: 1219

Re: AMF Chart Week 15 2016

Car Seat Headrest - Fill In The Blank
by Andre
Fri Mar 25, 2016 6:23 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Share a Spotify playlist!
Replies: 23
Views: 1220

Re: Share a Spotify playlist!

Why just Spotify playlists? Why not an Apple Music playlist? Here a dance list for people who survived the 80s ... https://itunes.apple.com/us/playlist/89er-dance-party/idpl.903df3bd0bc246509da02ab46df90eb3 I have tried out the Apple Music for about half a year, first 3 months for free and then pai...
by Andre
Fri Mar 25, 2016 12:59 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Share a Spotify playlist!
Replies: 23
Views: 1220

Re: Share a Spotify playlist!

Hi, I got hooked to Spotify about two years ago and besides year lists I also like to create genre specific playlists. Following are 2 examples. "Q: Are We Not Punk? A: We Are New Wave! 1978" is a playlist with my favorite new wave songs from 1978: http://open.spotify.com/user/andre.hendri...
by Andre
Fri Mar 25, 2016 12:44 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: POLL: Timeframe for 2016 AMF Artist Poll?
Replies: 16
Views: 703

Re: POLL: Timeframe for 2016 AMF Artist Poll?

Count me in, 3 months (April-June) as a timeframe sounds reasonable to me.
by Andre
Sat Mar 12, 2016 8:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: Errors in the 2015 Update
Replies: 469
Views: 19454

Re: Errors in the 2015 Update

It's A Heartache from Bonnie Tyler is listed as bubbling under 1978 song, but on RYM it is the A side of a 1977 single.
by Andre
Wed Feb 24, 2016 5:36 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 8 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 1210

Re: AMF Chart Week 8 2016

You got to be fast now with your nominations... Discovered this one through Spotify discoveries, and it's a gem : Salad Boys - No Taste Bomber. If you like the Old NZ Wave (Bats / The Clean / Chug and countless more), this will be right up your alley. I second this nomination. Great song, actually ...
by Andre
Fri Feb 19, 2016 10:39 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 7 2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1124

Re: AMF Chart Week 7 2016

And my second nomination is from a 19-year old Dutch rising star: "Hours" by "Pip Blom"
by Andre
Fri Feb 19, 2016 10:04 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 7 2016
Replies: 24
Views: 1124

Re: AMF Chart Week 7 2016

My Australian nomination for this week had been released on August 25, 2015 as a single, so that's still 6 days within the 6 months:

"Ui Yia Uia" by "NO ZU"
by Andre
Thu Feb 11, 2016 4:55 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 6 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 875

Re: AMF Chart Week 6 2016

spiritualized wrote:I have plenty more nominations where this comes from - shall I hold off ? How do you decide to put nominations in ? What's the rule for their staying until the next week ? Top 10 ?


You might want to have a look at the main AMF chart thread here which includes nominations rules.
by Andre
Tue Feb 09, 2016 5:48 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 6 2016
Replies: 18
Views: 875

Re: AMF Chart Week 6 2016

The last years we have been spoiled with excellent female singer / songwriters breaking through. Sharon van Etten, Julien Baker, Courtney Barnett, Julia Holter, etc. Will 2016 become the breakthrough year for Margaret Glaspy? My nominations for this week: Margaret Glaspy - Somebody To Anybody Margar...
by Andre
Sun Feb 07, 2016 2:07 am
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 5 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 848

Re: AMF Chart Week 5 2016

And I nominate She's A Cult by Ulrika Spacek
by Andre
Sat Feb 06, 2016 3:42 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: AMF Chart Week 5 2016
Replies: 10
Views: 848

Re: AMF Chart Week 5 2016

Setherex wrote:Wanted to throw out a thanks to Andre for bringing Eefje de Visser to my attention. Her new album is great pop, with a very elegant, comforting production :greetings-waveyellow:


Hey Setherex, you are more than welcome! Happy to hear that you like the album :music-listening:
by Andre
Thu Jan 28, 2016 11:54 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: TOP 10 Riffs
Replies: 21
Views: 697

Re: TOP 10 Riffs

Romain wrote:I just put a 2004 chronological list by the magazine Rock'n'folk (69 riffs d'enfer), for give you some idears.

Dust my Broom - Elmore James - 1951
...
...
...
Seven Nation Army - The White Stripes - 2003


Thank you Romain, that's a fantastic list!
by Andre
Tue Jan 26, 2016 10:33 pm
Forum: Music, music, music...
Topic: EOY 2016 Predictions
Replies: 17
Views: 813

Re: EOY 2016 Predictions

It's time for a music revolution, so I'm hoping for a fantastic debut album from an artist / band that we have not yet heard of. :P :P :P

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